Hi and welcome to my blog. This blog is about me as a person,my life, my family,
my Stampin' Up! business and most importantly my personal creative journey. So I hope you enjoy having a look around!!!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

My Swap Card for Perth Regionals 2010

Hello there peoples...

I thought I would share my swap card I made for our Stampin' Up! Regional Seminar that was held in Perth yesterday!!! Firstly a little bit about the day well it actually started the night before really! Cue 7:30pm my gorgeous downline kylie comes over and we start our last minute dash to finish our swaps for the next day...(which actually took us to 1:30am) but anyways Im thinking I will get up early and get there before everyone else so Kylie meets me at my place at 7:30am Im bleary eyed and not particularly bushy tailed might I add! So off we go! Having gone to the Perth Convention Centre and knowing the area quite well imagine my own surprise at completely missing the turnoff and having to do the round about way! We get there and Im thinking we are still early no ones gonna be there but as we walk closer to the function room we hear this throng getting louder and louder who wouldve guessed that everyone was just as mad and as keen as us sheesh these stampin girls I dont know! Anyways I grab my 40 swaps out all neatly presented and packaged ready to be traded and had an awesome time going around and swapping with all the girls! I received some beautiful swaps in return and am completely thrilled that it has given me some gorgeous ideas for the year to come!!! Now I hope that everyone that I swapped with likes my card coz Im always doubtful and wonder but Im glad I did it I love participating in swaps and wish I had done more!

So here goes... drumroll... my efforts! Hope you like!!!!

The colours I have used are from our new Brights Collection which are Old Olive, Tempting Turquoise, Regal Rose, Pumpkin Pie & So Saffron I have use the Friends Never Fade Stampset and the Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder.

I love attending regionals becasue it gives me a chance to catch up with my upline, sidelines, and downlines who are apart of The Klass Act Team lead by Sarah Klass and enjoy all the awesome presentations by Stampin' Up! and other Stampin' Up! Demonstrators which were truly wonderful I might add. I also enjoyed the Make and Takes they had for us to do this year. Watercolouring would have to be one of my fav techniques and it was wonderful playing around with some new products!!!! Sigh cant wait for Convention in Melbourne next year!!!! 

Bye for now... 

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Jasmines New Catalogue Launch

Hey there

Im having a new Catty Launch on the 25th of September but before I go into that I will give you a link to the online version of the catalogue as some of you are having trouble downloading that huge pdf onto your computers.

So here are the details for my launch

Jasmines New Catalogue Launch
Leave your Man at home watching The Football and come Stamping with me!!!

I’m terribly excited about our new Stampin’ Up! Idea Book & Catalogue and I know you will be too!!!
Just for attending my launch you will receive an entry into my raffle for the day…
A basket full of Stampin’ Up! Goodies!!!
You can also gain more entries by

• Bringing a Friend

• Placing an Order on the day

• Booking a Workshop

• Becoming part of my Monthly Stamp Club

• Taking part in a product share

• Even signing up for one of my classes!!!

There will also be other prizes to win during the course of the day!!!

I will have 2 make and takes for you to complete using new products!!!

I will demonstrate a technique and showcase new products as well.

$10 per person
(This includes the New Idea Book & Catalogue, 2 make and takes and a little show bag full of goodies!)
Your Registration Payment is your RSVP!
(Please contact me to arrange payment please do so by Tuesday the 21st of September)
Once I have received payment I will send you a confirmation email and a document for you to print out and bring on the day!

If you have any questions about payment please do not hesitate to call me on 0422 029 579 or email me on jazzystamper@yahoo.com.au

Saturday the 25th September 2010

Kenwick will let you know the location when you contact me
What Time
10:30am – 2:30pm
Lunch is included

Please bring your own coffee cup and your diary!!!

Looking forward to seeing you!!!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Paschar my Rottweiler!!!

Hey everyone

I just wanted to share some pictures of my gorgeous furbaby Paschar (pronounced like Marsha but with a P) Pasch is a purebred Rottweiler and her kennel name is Nightsail Calais Paschar (sounds kinda whymsical doesnt it!). You may remember her from this POST when she was 8 weeks old! Well she is 12 months old this month and she is absolutely huge but equally gorgeous! She weighs around 36 kg and is one huge sook!

Out in the backyard!
 Looking up at me!

and with Pete my Husband!

Pasch keeps me company when my husband is away up north for work and loves nothing better than being by my side where ever I go she even sits in front of the toilet door waiting for me! Paschar has got such a lovely nature and everyone that meets her falls in love with her! I would have to say that The Rottweiler is my favourite breed and I am one lucky girl to be owned by such a noble and beautiful breed!

Bye for now!

Monday, August 2, 2010

Last Chance....

Well Stampin' Up! has released the Last Chance List of all the items retiring from our main catalogue to make way for the 2010-2011 Idea Book and Catalogue which is completely gorgeous by the way (but your gonna have to wait till the 1st of September!!!) So if you've had your eye on some things from the current catalogue now is the time to get it as it will be only while stocks last!!! Some of the items on this list are being reconfigured ready for the new catalogue like our all new Colour Families and our new punch designs! Some products are even up to 50% off!!!

So Click Here to see the Last Chance List!

Then Click Here to see the online Idea Book and Catalogue so you can see the products!

Then Email Me as soon as you can if you would like to order anything before its gone forever!!! 

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Mothers Day Easel Card!

Im in love with Easel Cards at the moment I think they are just a gorgeous idea. So easy to make and a versatile card that doubles as a gift because it is not only given but will be proudly displayed by the receiver!

I made this particular one (the first one I ever made in fact) for my dear Mother in Law for Mothers Day last May.

and here is a close up of the side...

The colours I have used are Melon Mambo, Pink Pirouette, Elegant Eggplant, Old Olive, Whisper White and Kraft. The Stampset is one of my all time favourites which is sadly retired the beautiful Bodacious Bouquet and I used Occasional Greetings for the sentiment. Of course I also used Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to add a bit of sparkle!


Sunday, July 4, 2010

Loads of Love Card.... Literally! & July Promotion!

Hey there...

I have made a card to tie in with Stampin' Up!'s July Promotion... Two-Step into Fabulous!!!

So here is the card first...

I have used Loads of Love and Vintage Vogue stamp sets, Blender Pens, Cutter Kit, SAMJ, Scallop Edge, Large and Small Tag Punches, Crimping tool, Basic Black, Mellon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry and Bashful Blue inkpads, Melon Mambo Ribbon, Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo and Whiper White cardstock.

So here is the July Promotion
Two-Step into Fabulous 

This month Stampin' Up!'s promotion is 20% off of a selection of our awesome Two-step stampsets!!!

These stamps sets allow you to quickly and easily take you creativity to the next level!

These stamp sets are on sale between the 1st - 31st July 2010. There is no limit and no minimum purchase required!

So contact me today to start Two-stepping into Fabulous!!!!

*From autumn -Winter mini catalogue
**Retiring Stamp sets
stamps with a W are wood mount
stamps with a C are clear mount

Monday, June 21, 2010

Medallion Progressive Scrapbooking

Remember the scrapbooking page from this Recent Post well I decided to turn it into Progressive Scrapbooking and I think it worked out pretty well. I even demonstrated it at a workshop and it was soooo simple to do! So here is my A4 scrapbooking page...

As you can see Ive put the medallions on the other side and used slightly different hodgepodge hardware.

Then I created a 6x6 scrapbooking page. I love scrapping in this size you can not only use it for general scrapbooking like brag books and such but often they look stunning actually put into a square frame.


Last but certainly not least is this gorgeous card. I just love this Medallion Stamp to death!!!


Friday, June 18, 2010

Deal of the week # 3!

I know Im a couple of days late *sigh*!!! So here is the next deal... Heavily discounted select stampsets!!!

Item         Description                        Regular Price   Sale Price

114263    A Happy Heart stamp set  $41.95             $20.98
Item         Description                        Regular Price  Sale Price
115792   Greetings Eight stamp set   $49.95            $24.98

Item          Description                      Regular Price   Sale Price
116330     Bella's Bloom stamp set   $24.95            $14.97

Item           Description                               Regular Price    Sale Price
113009      Enjoy Every Moment stamp set $53.95             $26.98

Item          Description                   Regular Price    Sale Price
114283    All Scallops stamp set   $55.95              $27.98
Hurry you only have till Tuesday the 22nd June so contact me today to get your hands on one, some or all of these fab stampsets!!!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Week 2 Deal of the Week

Well the next Deal of the Week has arrived yipee! 

So here it is...

Up to 40% off selected Designer Series Papers!!! Yum... Im personally going to snap up the Sweet Slumber Specialty Paper!

Item        Page   Description                       Regular Price      Sale Price
112470   132     Haiku                               $16.95               $10.17
113976   132     Pink Flamingo                  $16.95               $11.02
113992   133     Tea Party                         $16.95               $10.17
113975   133     Raspberry Tart                 $16.95               $11.02
114037   133     Sweet Slumber Specialty  $22.95      $14.92

So contact me today to get your hands on this yummy paper!!!!

Saturday, June 5, 2010

12x12 Medallion Scrapbooking Page

Hi there all

I have a new favourite Stamp - MEDALLION!!! I am absolutely in love with this background stamp. I created this page to show off this fab new stamp!

I chose to use Kraft 12x12 cardstock, Chocolate Chip and Tempting Turquoise cardstocks dont those colours just look delicious together! I decided to use chocolate chip ink and threw in a bit of silver hodgepodge and chocolate chip ribbon! and of course that beautiful Medallion Background and Warm Words stampset. 

I love using black and white photos they just go with everything and look great. The picture was taken on my wedding day with my gorgeous bridesmaids Lizz, Danni & Amy. Ahhh almost 3 years ago gosh time flys!!!


Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Deal of the Week!!!

Stampin' Up! are at it again!!!! Each week in June there will be a new deal!!!

Week One!!!

Here is this weeks deal... 30% off the following punches

Item         Page     Description                   Regular Price     Sale Price

112081   152       Scallop Square punch   $30.95              $20.12

109183   153      Trio Flower punch         $30.95              $20.12

110711   153      Boho Blossoms punch    $30.95              $20.12

114889   n/a*     Scallop Oval punch        $30.95              $20.12

*From Carryover flyer


So contact me today to take advantage of this fabulous deal!!!!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Circle Circus

Hello There

Just thought Id pop on and show you this card I made for my newsletter a couple of months ago and was such a tiny picture I dont think it did it justice... Ithink this was for a colour challenge... Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip and Tempting Turquoise.

I remember having so much fun creating this card doing all the different layers with the circles and scallops and I think the colours just look stunning together. I really like the Circle Circus stampset aswell which I must confess I dont use as much as I should because its beautiful.

Supplies I used for this card is...

Chocolate Chip, Tempting Turquoise and Whisper White Cardstock
Chocolate Chip, Tempting Turquoise and Kiwi Kiss Inks
Stampsets are Stem Sayings and Circle Circus
Kiwi Kiss Vanilla Satin ribbon
Rhinestone Brads
Scallop circle, 1 and a quarter" and 3 quarter" punches

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Babies and Young Children Stampastack Cards

At my recent Stampastack I focused on babies and young children. We had fun making these cards together. Here is some of what we did...

The first one in the set of four cards for babies was this sweet little chick from Fun and Fast Notes (all four cards are using Fun and Fast Notes Stampset).

The technique we used in all four cards was watercolouring using aquapainters, inks and watercolour paper.

Then we did this gorgeous Star

We used the Textured Impressions Embossing Folder "Perfect Polka Dots" in the Bigshot Machine

Next was the cute little Pram

All these cards are using the Soft Subtles Colour Family perfect for babies!

Last but not least is the adorable little Hedgehog!

We used the gorgeous Tiny Tags Stampset and matching Medium Jewelry Tag Punch for the sentiment.

 I love how versatile the Fun and Fast Notes Stampset is. You may have noticed that the words under the images were omitted thats how I was able to use all four images just for babies.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Colour Renovation!

A few of you might have heard some whispers that Stampin' Up! are releasing a massive colour revamp. Well its true!!! I have already posted the links on the right hand side for you to look at but I wanted to get a good grasp of the situation before I put some of the details up on my blog! There will be future announcements from Stampin' Up! in the following months so I will keep you up to date with whats going on.

So here is the information that I have gathered so far...

Stampin' Up have announced that they are retiring 30 colours from our colour range. I know its a bit of a shock to the system at first but once you know the full story you will be as thrilled with the changes as I am!
When I first heard about it and saw what colours were retiring I was a tad sad... Goodbye Close to Cocoa, Sage Shadow, Mellow Moss... Goodbye Cameo Coral, Pale Plum and Pixie Pink! But HELLO Daffodil Delight how cheery you are, HELLO Early Expresso how yummy you look, HELLO Cherry Cobbler if you were a smell you'd smell very nice indeed!!! And WELCOME back old favourites... River Rock  and Wild Wasabi!!! These are just a few of the colours Im looking forward to in this exciting new Colour Renovation!!!

So to break it down here is the info you need to know!

Stampin' Up! have spent a year and a half researching Colours, trends, design and fashions to come up with a gorgeous aray of up to date delicious colours to see us into the next few years and beyond!  
This Colour Renovation will take effect from 1st of September when we release our brand new main Idea Book & Catalogue.

The new colour palette will be organized into four collections: Subtles, Brights, Regals, and Neutrals. You will see 25 of our current colours remaining, and ten past In Colours returning as core colours, and the addition of five new core colours.

One part of our Colour Renovation that we're sure you're going to love is the new In Colour programme! Each year we will introduce five new In Colours, and they will remain for two years. This means that the 2010-2011 In Colours will be introduced this year, but will not be retired until the 2012-2013 colours are introduced. This year there will be only be five In Colours, but after that, we will always have ten (the previous year's plus the new).

Im terribly excited about the whole thing and to name just a few positives I can see from all this include:
  • making it easier for new customers to choose colours they like
  • less overwhelming, smaller colour families make it less daunting to create gorgeous projects
  • more to spend on other items in the catalogue
  • The incolours will stick around for longer YAY!!!
And many more positives too many to name.

I look forward to the next few months as a demonstrator using my colours that are retiring and giving them a terrific send off!!!

If you have any questions please dont hesitate to flick me an email and I would be more than happy to help with any queries you may have!!!!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Baby Shower card

My friend held a baby shower recently in fact Im pretty sure she will be having her baby any day now! We had a fun day of playing baby orientated games including not being able to say BABY for the entire day which was quite hard! You got given 4 pegs to start with and evey time someone caught you out you had to give them one of your pegs. I said baby once and lost a peg but gained it back when I caught someone else out. One lady had pegs all over her and won she had a great ear for it!

Anyways I made a card for the lucky mum to be! I thought the sweet treat cups would be perfect so here it is!

I colours I used were Pretty in Pink & Certainly Celery. Sweet Treat Cups, Something Sweet (retired) & Greetings Eight Stampsets, Winter Bright Simply Scrappin Kit (retired), Soft Subtles Buttons (retired) and Whisper White Ribbon.

I also made matching wrapping paper with umbrellas stamped all over.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

My Swap for Team Day

I went to a team day yesterday and we did a Shoebox Swap which are so much fun!!! The idea is to make a card, 3d item, scrap page or whatever then make say 10 kits. Then when you get there you set up your station with your card sample and all the supplies you need to make the card then you all swap chairs and make everyone elses card. It is so much fun because with a regualr swap your just swapping premade cards but with a shoebox swap it is so much more fun to make the actual card you swaped for. So here is my Shoebox Swap card...

The colours I used were Elegant Eggplant (one of my favs) and Only Orange. The stampset I used was from the Autumn Winter Mini Cttage Garden and Sincere Salutations. I used Elegant Eggplant ribbon and the Scallop oval and medim oval punch. Oh and also two way glue pen and dazzling diamonds glitter!

New Look!!!

Well happy midnight everyone....

I am pleased to present my new look blog. I haven't been happy with the look of my blog for a long time and was cruising around the net earlier this year and found an awesome website run by the fabulous Michelle Laycock. (click on her name to see her website)I was really impressed with what I saw and knew that I needed to get in contact with Michelle and get her to save my blog! I showed her what style I was after and we emailed back and forth till she came up with what you see here. I think it really shows my personality to a tea and with matching buttons, watermarks and a new signature. I am loving my new look! So thanks a bunch Michelle I am thrilled with what you've done *hugs*!!!

I feel all inspired and motivated (thank heavens) now and look forward to sharing more of my personal and professional creative journey! Well off to get some shut eye... Yawn!!!

Ps Ive also added a card tutorial and information for my upcoming classes click on the link above... below my header...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010


My blog says welcome to the new me!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

New Autumn - Winter Mini has arrived YAY!!!

I cannot tell you how excited I am about our new mini catalogue when I first saw it I almost peed myself with excitment!!!

Here are just a few things you will find in the new catty:
  • BIGSHOT machine
  • Clear mount stamps
  • New punch design
  • New hostess only sets
  • Three new fabulous incolors
  • Window sheets
  • and so much more
Dont know what some of these things are? Well I would love to show you!!! Book a workshop with me and you will be able to see these awesome new products in action!!!

Over the next couple of weeks I will be showing you the projests I have been whipping out with these awesome new products!!!

Click on the link to the right to view the catalogue...

Friday, March 26, 2010

Amys Present

Hi everyone

Im back! Had quite a lot of soul searching to do at the start of this year... What did I want to do with my life, how do get to where I want to be, having a bit of an identity crisis aswell the usual deep and meaningful stuff. I felt bad for neglecting my blog which I do enjoy running but didnt want to come on and be a sour negative nelly so I just thought Id continue hiding in my box until I felt alright to be out in the big wide world once again! Sometimes life doesnt always go as planned and I am a bit of a routinee, schedually, planny type person so when things arent running smoothly I tend to have mini panic attacks and am bit of a pain to be around. So usually I spare the world from me being a whinny cryee idiot! So I just want everyone to know that Ive had my life temper tantrum and really need to get back to the things at hand! One of those being Creating and I kind of lost my Mojo there for a while seriously... I felt like a dryed up piece of parchment left for years with all my colour fading into oblivion. Arrrrrghhhh the unmotivatedness of it all!!! So here I am once more part of the rat race and have come on here after the much needed self assessment to post a couple of pictures of the pressie I gave my dear sister Amy for her birthday in January...

Now this was just a plain ole foot care pack that I got at the shops and I thought it needed a bit of a spruce up. I stamped it with the Leaves a la carte wheel with black stazon and decorated with a bit of so saffron ribbon and hodgepodge hardware all of which are retired  except for the black stazon (hehehe nothing like using the stuff you cant use to demonstrate with) and I was thrilled with the outcome!

Enjoy.... Ps If any of you want to use my own jazzied up words such as...unmotivatedness or schedually feel free....

Jaz xox

Monday, January 11, 2010

Sams Challenge

Late last year one of my very good customers Sam decided to challenge me. She made a kit up with the following contents...
  • Apricot appeal card base
  • Basful blue c/s
  • 3 scallop circle punchies in bashful blue, apricot appeal and pretty in pink
  • 3 five petal flower punchies also in the above colours
  • 3 circle punchies also in the above colours
  • 3 strips of ribbon also in the above colours
The first thing that came to mind was a bunch of flowers so I set about arranging them oh must have been at least a dozen times until I was happy with the layout. So here is what I came up with and I have to say it would have to be one of my favourite cards I have ever made. So here it is!!! Thanks Sam!!!

And here is a close up of the flowers...

I really enjoyed being challenged in this way!

Here is what I used - Wanted stampset, Tres Chic background stamp, Bashful blue, Apricot appeal and Pretty in pink inks, dazzling diamonds glitter (with 2 way gluepen), bonefolder and a pencil.

Happy New Year Everyone!!!

Jaz xox